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delighted

adjective de·light·ed

: made very happy : full of great pleasure or satisfaction

Full Definition of DELIGHTED

1
obsolete :  delightful
2
:  highly pleased
de·light·ed·ly adverb
de·light·ed·ness noun
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Examples of DELIGHTED

  1. The children were especially delighted that there were enough cookies for each of them to have two.
  2. We were delighted by the performance.
  3. They are delighted at the prospect of a visit from their grandchildren.

First Known Use of DELIGHTED

1601
DELIGHTEDLY Defined for Kids

delighted

adjective de·light·ed \di-ˈlī-təd\

Definition of DELIGHTED for Kids

:  very pleased

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